Fannie Lou Hamer - Activist
Born: October 6th, 1917
Died: March 14th, 1977
Fannie Lou Hamer was a very important influence during the 1960's Civil Rights Movement. She co-founded the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party in 1964, which gave an alternate choice to the all-white political candidates of the year. Hamer also coined the phase "sick and tired of being sick and tired" during her activism.
Other Hamer Facts
"Nobody's free until everybody's free."
Fannie Lou Hamer
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